Jessica Poppe

The young Mezzosoprano grew up in the very south of Germany, close to the french and swiss border. Meanwhile her studies, Theaters became aware of her like Oper Frankfurt, which hired her for two children opera productions. She also works closely with the Staatstheater Wiesbaden eversince she graced the stage as one of the 3 Women in Søren Nils Eichberg's world premiere opera "Schönerland". This season, she returned as Lap Dancer 4 in "Anna Nicole" and will be seen as one of the three apparitions in Verdis “Macbeth” next season. From the same composer she will stage in Rigoletto as Maddalena at Konzerttheater Solingen. Embracing Hansel in Humperdincks Hansel und Gretel at Gallus Theater Frankfurt, she also shows her affinity for Hosenrollen. Prior to that she sang the title role in Rossini's Cenerentola at Burgfestspiele Bad Vilbel. The young mezzosoprano made her debut at the 2017 Bad Vilbel Burgfestspielen as Marcellina in the children's opera "Nozze di Figaro”. She sang the role of Ciesca in "Gianni Schicchi" at the Theater im Hof in Kandern. Jessica Poppe studied at the Basel Music Academy and later in Freiburg. She has lately received her Master degree at the University of Performing Arts in Frankfurt and held scholarships from the Rosenberg and Zerweck Cassela Foundations. Currently she is participant of the Accademia Belcanto “Rodolfo Celletti” di Fondazione Paolo Grassi. She has received master classes from highly renowned artists like Brigitte Fassbender, Anne Le-Bozec and Helmut Deutsch. With her charismatic vibrancy on stage she convinced the audience and won the public Prize during Prof. Thomas Heyer's Masterclass „Man singt nur mit dem Herzen gut“. She works together with the prestigeous Pianist Hedayet Djeddikar and gives concerts and Liederabende throughout Germany, preferably from the french romantic century and german Lied. Due to her fascination for contemporary art she sang for example in regard to Klaus Hubers anniversary, the chambermusic piece „Fragmente aus Frühling“. Furthermore together with harpenist Samira Memarzadeh she is the founder of „Saitengesang“ and “Qantara-Trio”. Jessica Poppe speaks german, french, italian and english fluently.